CAROLE LOMBARD - My Favorite Actress

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Rosalind Russell - Classic Movie Goddess for August Part 2

Here are some interesting facts about Roz:

Interred at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, USA, in the center of section M at the statue and cross.

Her performance as Hildy Johnson in His Girl Friday (1940) is ranked #28 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).

Cary Grant introduced her to her future husband and was the best man at their wedding.

 Spouse Frederick Brisson married her in 1941 and remained with her til her death in 1976.

Son, Lance Brisson, born May 7, 1943.

In Gypsy (1962), Russell portrayed the mother of famed stripper Gypsy Rose Lee in The Trouble With Angels (1966), Russell appeared with the real life Gypsy Rose Lee.

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